Found in 256 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC to A J Barber-Fleming, Scottish Unionist Party, wishing the Party a successful annual conference.
Letter from WSC to Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] agreeing to consider the offer of the freedom of the city as open. [See CHAR 20/53C/266 for original reply].
Letter from Austen Chamberlain (11 Downing Street) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/159-164 and proposing that if Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] does not withdraw from his candidature for East Perthshire the local Conservatives will be asked to submit the question of the constituency's representation to arbitration by [David Lloyd George] and Chamberlain.
Letter from Sir John Gilmour (Scottish Unionist Whip's Office, Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, [London]) to Austen Chamberlain giving the points at issue in the dispute between the Conservatives and the Liberals over the selection of a Coalition candidate for East Perthshire. Copy sent with CHAR 2/122/158.
Letter from [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] (Colonial Office) to WSC correcting what he sees as the misrepresentation of his position regarding the Coalition candidature for East Perthshire [Scotland] in a letter from Sir John Gilmour to Austen Chamberlain [CHAR 2/122/159-164].
Letter from [WSC] to Austen Chamberlain describing the position of Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] with regard to the Coalition candidature for East Perthshire [Scotland] and arguing that it would be unfair to require the Liberals to give up one of their seats in Scotland because the Conservatives are already over-represented there and that the capture by the Conservatives of East Perthshire would cause him difficulties in Dundee. Typescript copy.
Letter from William Munro (25 George Street, Perth, [Scotland]) to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] on discussions between the National Liberals and Unionists in East Perthshire on which party should put up a candidate in the constituency in the next election. Copy sent with CHAR 2/124B/155-159.
Cutting from the Glasgow Herald [Scotland] reporting a speech by Herbert Morrison at Greenock [Renfrewshire, Scotland] attacking WSC's style of leadership, his election tour of London, and praising Scotland's "democratic traditions".
Minute from WSC to the Chief of Staff, Admiralty [? Rear-Admiral Ernest Troubridge], asking for a report on the War Office's progress in developing the Territorial Army in the Shetland Islands; WSC states that it might be necessary for the Admiralty to assist the War Office financially "so as to procure an armed and well disposed population". [Carbon].
Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], to an unknown correspondent, enclosing a memorandum by the Chief of Staff, Admiralty [? Sir Henry Jackson], on the importance of developing the Territorial Forces in the Orkney and Shetland Isles [Scotland], to counter German influence and protect a naval wireless station on the Shetlands. WSC requests that the memorandum be shown to General Sir John French [Chief of Imperial General Staff, later 1st Lord Ypres]. [Carbon].
Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Naval Secretary [Rear-Admiral Dudley de Chair] on the appointment of Vice-Admiral Robert Lowry as Admiral Commanding in Scotland. [Typescript copy].
Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to [? John Seely, Secretary of State for War, later 1st Lord Mottistone] on the importance to the Admiralty of the Orkney and Shetland Territorials, and his disappointment that the War Office was proposing to disband these Units. [Carbon copy].
Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to Vice-Admiral Lewis Bayly [Commander, 3rd Battle Squadron], on his paper on East Coast defence, "Time Table of a Nightmare". WSC particularly mentions Bayly's view that it would be a disadvantage to land near a big town, and his reasons for discounting a landing in the vicinity of Dundee [Angus, Scotland]; WSC gives his reasons why an attack on Dundee would be possible. [Carbon copy].
Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on Scapa Flow [Orkney Islands, Scotland], containing an independent account by Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso].
Printed note by WSC for the War Cabinet on Scapa Flow [Orkney Islands, Scotland], with comments prepared by the Civil Lord [Captain Austin Hudson].
Letter from WSC to [Arthur] Woodburn giving reasons for not establishing a Grand Scottish Consultative Chamber during war time. [Carbon].
Letter from Sir Murdoch MacDonald MP to WSC proposing James Henderson-Stewart for Under-Secretary of State for Scotland; adds that he urged [Clement] Attlee and [Arthur] Greenwood to serve under WSC's premiership. [manuscript].
Letter from Robert Boothby to WSC expressing indignation at the appointment of an Englishman as Secretary of State for Scotland, and asking help in securing a commission in the army. [Manuscript].